File:Flagpole-California-Lutheran-University.jpg|thumb|right|250px|Flagpole at California Lutheran University, 2014.
'''California Lutheran University''' (also '''CLU''' or '''Cal Lutheran''') is a private, liberal arts university
located in Thousand Oaks, California|Thousand Oaks
. It was founded in 1959 by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
, but is nonsectarian.
[[http://www.callutheran.edu/about/lutheran-experience.html The Lutheran Education Experience]. ''California Lutheran University'', 'About Cal Lutheran'.]
Their mission is "to educate leaders for a global society who are strong in character and judgment, confident in their identity and vocation, and committed to service and justice."
[[http://www.callutheran.edu/assessment/cycle/mission.php Mission and Student Learning Outcomes]. ''California Lutheran University'', retrieved on July 22, 2013. California Lutheran University offers undergraduate program... ]